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Could Discipline Be England’s Undoing?

Chris Ashton has been cited for gouging. He is alleged to have deliberately touched Ulster centre Luke Marshall’s eye, during Saracens win over Ulster. If he is found guilty, he could be on the receiving end of a 12 week ban. As Chris Ashton has only just been recalled to the England team, this charge must worry new coach Eddie …

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Five Uncapped Players To Watch Out For In 2016

Everyone dreams of being the next big thing. The man who takes the world by storm and shoots from the shadows into the limelight. In 2015, a number of stellar tyros, including Waisake Naholo and Jessie Kriel made the step up from Super Rugby supremoes to international level. The undoubted international newcomer of the year, however, was Hurricanes star Nehe …

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All Blacks Likely To Ring The Changes For Namibia Game

After a tough opening win against Argentina the All Blacks will now focus all their energy on Namibia, regarded as one of the minnows of this World Cup. Namibia have a couple of excellent players. Their skipper Jacques Berger is a regular starter for England club champions Saracens and would be a dead cert pick in almost every World Cup team. …

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Billy Vunipola Didn’t Know Bonus Points Counted At The World Cup

England’s Billy Vunipola claims he didn’t know his try secured a bonus point. England were made sweat by Fiji last night, as they struggled to secure a bonus point victory. Although Stuart Lancaster’s charges looked to be in complete control after England scored a penalty try in the 12th minute, Fiji fought back to come within a score the tournament’s second …

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Controversy Reigns As Saracens Look To Sign Manu Tuilagi

Saracens are looking to sign the injured Tigers Centre. Saracens have become embroiled in controversy as their attempts to sign Manu Tuilagi have them on a collision course with Premiership Rugby and the Leicester Tigers. Saracens are thought to have offered the centre an annual salary of £400,000, which could see the club break salary cap regulations. The Daily Mail reported that …

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Premiership Clubs Who Breached Salary Cap Set To Go Unpunished

Aviva Premiership clubs who breached the league’s salary cap regulations will not be sanctioned. The Rugby Paper have reported that an investigation into breaches of the Premiership’s salary cap will be brushed under the carpet. Bath and Saracens will be the main beneficiaries of the Premier Rugby’s decision not to pursue culpable clubs, as both sides have been under investigation since last December. …

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Chris Ashton: Sam Burgess Should Not Be In World Cup Squad

Saracens winger, Chris Ashton, doubts that Sam Burgess has enough experience in Rugby Union. Writing in The Telegraph today, Paul Hayward has quoted Chris Ashton as saying that Sam Burgess had not ‘enough time’ to master the art of being an international centre. Ashton’s criticism comes after Brian O’Driscoll and Will Carling expressed their concerns over Burgess selection. Although Ashton said …

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Munster’s European Misery Continues

All in all it was a poor day for Munster, a day in which they can have no arguments, a day in which they simply had no answers. You know your opposition have had an easy ride when their winger is sauntering off the field at half time giving a TV interview without a care in the world. If nothing …

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